April 3rd, 2009

fight evil read books!

Lead hazards in books (heads-up for concerned US readers)

Okay, do you all remember my post about new safety regulations in the States causing children's books printed before 1985 to be taken off shelves?

Here's a followup, from a Slate.com blog:

U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., introduced legislation on Tuesday to exclude so-called "ordinary" books [from these new regulations]. Let's all send him an e-mail of support.